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Rexton Launches M-Core Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Hearing aid manufacturer Rexton announced an all-new line-up of rechargeable M-Core behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids. The new M-Core devices help “improve hearing in any situation, and include the M-Core B-Li P, the M-Core B-Li M, and the M-Core B-Li HP – the company’s first high-power rechargeable BTE hearing aid that delivers up to 61 hours of battery life on a single charge.”

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Widex Launches PureSound Technology for Moment

The company announced the launch of Widex PureSound technology, available in its new WIDEX MOMENT hearing aids, featuring two distinct signal processing pathways — a “classic” version and a new ZeroDelay Accelerator pathway that “dramatically changes how hearing aids sound,” according to the company.

PSAPs, OTC and Self-fitting Hearing Aids, ACHIEVE, and More: An Interview with Nicholas Reed, PhD

Nicholas Reed, PhD, and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins have been involved in some extremely exciting research on personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) and over-the-counter (OTC) devices, as well as cognition and hearing loss. Douglas Beck, AuD, interviews Dr Reed about these topics, as well as the group’s recent work on the ACHIEVE study.

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Qualcomm Technologies and Jacoti Partner on Wireless Earbuds

Jacoti’s technology comes with a self-administered hearing test that prompts various tones and frequencies, to establish volume thresholds for the user’s level of hearing. Two audiograms are then created, tailored specifically to the user’s right and left ears, acting as the user’s individual hearing prescription based on their level of individual hearing, according to the company’s announcement.

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ReSound Launches Face Mask Program at 2020 Digital EUHA Congress

According to ReSound, hearing care professionals can now adjust hearing aid settings to compensate for the sound distortions caused by face masks. The new settings can be installed “remotely and conveniently via the ReSound Assist Live— a cloud-based tele-audiology service that provides support to people from the safety and comfort of home.” This technology has proven important during COVID-19.

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Full Bandwidth Streamed Audio with an Open-fit: Is It Possible?

With the proliferation of smartphone usage amongst hearing aid users, good sound quality during streaming is no longer a ‘desire’ but a ‘need.’ Unlike conventional acoustic hearing aids, the Earlens Contact Hearing Aid’s unique mechanism of action allows for the provision of low-frequency output for streamed sources while maintaining a widely vented fitting. Using an industry-wide standard method for evaluation of sound quality, subjective judgments of streamed audio quality of the Earlens compared with other MFi-capable acoustic hearing aids reveals that the Earlens Contact Hearing Aid offers the best streamed audio sound quality for both speech and music.

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